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tatorEvoyelal. 
Attorney Docket US018116 

Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DIGITAL ENCODING AND OPERATOR IDENTIHCATION USING STORED USER IMAGE 
Contact: Peter Zawilski (408) 617« 



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YES 










RECEIVE AUTHORIZED USER VIDEO IMAGE 










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STORE AUTHORIZED USER VIDEO IMAGE 










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SET DIFFERENCE THRESHOLD LEVEL 






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RECEIVE PRESENT USER VIDEO IMAGE 



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DETERMINE A QUANTITY OF IMAGE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PRESENT 
USER VIDEO IMAGE AND AUTHORIZED USER VIDEO IMAGE 




REQUEST ALTERNATE AUTHORIZATION 



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ALLOW DEVICE USE 
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TRANSMIT PRESENT USER IMAGE 
TO REMOTE MONITORING STATION 



OPTIONALLY 



OPTIONALLY 

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STORE PRESENT USER 
VIDEO IMAGE IN 



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Inventor EvoyetaL 
Aflorney Docket IIS018116 

Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DIGITAL ENCODING AND OPERATOR IDENTIRCATION USING STORED USER IMAGE 
Cental* P^erZawilski (408) 617-4832 



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Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DIGITAL ENCODING AND OPERATOR IDENTIRCATION USING STORED USER IMAGE 
ContacL Peter Zawilski(408) 617-4832 



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( START ) 



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RECEIVE COMMUNICATION REQUEST 



RECEIVE PRESENT USER VIDEO IMAGE 



STORE PRESENT USER VIDEO IMAGE 



DETERMINE DIFFERENCE INFORMATION 
BETWEEN PRESENT USER VIDEO IMAGE 
AND USER VIDEO REFERENCE IMAGE 



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COMMUNICATE USER VIDEO REFERENCE IMAGE 



LOCAL 




( END ) 



REMOTE 



RECEIVING USER VIDEO REFERENCE IMAGE 



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STORING USER VIDEO REFERENCE IMAGE 



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RECEIVED DIFFERENCE INFORMATION 



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COMBINE USER VIDEO REFERENCE IMAGE 
AND DIFFERENCE INFORMATION TO FORM 
REMOTE PRESENT USER VIDEO IMAGE 



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DISPLAY PRESENT USER VIDEO IMAGE 



FIG. 4 



Inventor Evoy el al. 
Attorney Docket US018116 

Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DIGITAL ENCODING AND OPERATOR IDENTIRCATION USING STORED USER IMAGE 
Contact Peter Zswilski (408) 617-^ 



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USER VIDEO REFERENCE 
IMAGE CONTROLLER 525 
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USER VIDEO 
IMAGE 
MEMORY 



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USER VIDEO 
REFERENCE 
IMAGE MEMORY 


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1 r 

VIDEOIMAGE 
COMPARATOR 





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VIDEO OUTPUT 
INTERFACE 



COMMUNICATION 
PROCESSOR 



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REMOTE TERMINAL 



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LOCAL TERMINAL 



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USER VIDEO 

IMAGE 
DIFFERENCE 
MEMORY 



RECEIVER 



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VIDEO INPUT INTERFACE 



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600 



USER VIDEO 
REFERENCE 
IMAGE 
MEMORY 



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VIDEO DECODING UNIT 



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Creation date: 10-19-2004 

Indexing Officer: SHABTEMARIAM - SEMENAWIT HABTEMARIAM 
Team: OIPEBackFilelndexing 
Dossier: 09955809 



Legal Date: 01-21-2003 



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Total number of pages: 7 
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